• blonddey blonddey
    February 27, 2011
    if a person is eating normally how long should you go without a bowel movement before it becomes dangerous? It has been about 12 days or so since i have gone.
    blonddey blonddey
    February 27, 2011


  • Elizabeth Roberts
    Health Guide
    February 28, 2011
    Elizabeth Roberts
    Health Guide
    February 28, 2011

    Hello Blond,


    If you have truly been eating normally and not had any sort of bowel movement in 12 days I would see my doctor. This is not normal, nor is it healthy, and could even be dangerous.


    Have you tried a laxative, or drinking prune juice, or anything else to stimulate a BM?


    When you call your doctors office I would tell them your situation so you can get in as soon as possible.





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